Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Tour de Fat hits FoCo September 3rd 2016

New Belgium’s Tour de Fat on the Hunt for a Car-for-Bike Swapper
Don’t miss a day full of bikes, beer and bemusement this Saturday!

[Press Release] Ft. Collins, Colo., August 31, 2016 - New Belgium’s Tour de Fat, a traveling celebration of all things bike, is returning to Ft. Collins this Saturday, September 3 and is on the hunt for a car-for-bike swapper. Each swapper is awarded a stipend to buy his or her own commuter bike. Potential swappers just need to submit a video explaining why they have what to takes to go car-free and what the new lifestyle would mean to them. Apply at

Tour de Fat will take place in Civic Center Park offering a day of eclectic entertainment, a costumed bike ride, a gameshow, car-for-bike swap, fashion showdown, great music, and of course plenty of New Belgium beer. The event is free, yet all donations and proceeds from beer and merchandise sales will go to Overland Mountain Bike Club, Bike Fort Collins, and Fort Collins Bike Co-op.

Tour de Fat - Ft. Collins Details

Date: Saturday, September 3

Location: Civic Center Park

Main Stage:
9am - Ride Registration.
10am - Bike Ride.
11am - Fashion Showdown.
11:30am - Music by The Kolars.
12:20pm - Slow Ride.
12:40pm - Music from Ben Sollee.
1:40pm - The Bike is Right Game Show to win a 2016 NBB bike!.
2:10pm - Music from SPUTNIK. 2:30pm - Car-For-Bike Trade.
2:40pm - Music from Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds.
4pm - Adios Amigos! (end).

Admission - FREE!
Donations for non-profits are accepted
Beer - $5

You can pre-register and donate to receive a limited edition Tour de Fat license plate at

See for the Tour de Fat credo, schedules, videos and to submit an entry to swap your vehicle for a fancy new bicycle. For more on the Ft. Collins stop, click here.


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